Arctic

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An environmental coalition is suing to protect walruses in the Arctic from drilling operations, which could further threaten their dwindling habitats. (Photo: Heather Thorkelson/flickr/cc)
A group of environmental organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday to challenge a rule that would allow energy companies to harm mammals in the Arctic while drilling for oil next year. The coalition, which includes environmental and conservation groups like Earthjustice and the Center for Biological...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Shell has urged the Obama administration to give it five more years to fulfill...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The U.S. will assume leadership of the international Arctic Council this week,...

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